Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum'
Japanese Maple, Fine Leaved Maple
A beautiful low growing grafted Japanese Maple. Mature plants develop a dome-like form. Leaves are lace-like and deeply lobed with serrated edges. Spring foliage is claret-red in colour and turns a deep orange and crimson in autumn. Suitable for courtyards and small gardens and a popular choice for Japanese style gardens. Prefers a well drained, moist soil but, will tolerate most soil types once established. Keep well watered during dry periods and protect from full sun and hot winds. Suitable for cooler climates and not tolerant of coast conditions. Apply a complete organic fertiliser twice per year.
|Dimensions||Height: 1.2 to 2.5m, Width: 2m|
|Pests & diseases||Aphids may be a problem on new growth in Spring.|
|Typical sizes||300mm, 400mm|